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. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, marcia coyle of the "national law journal" walks us through a term that will tackle affirmative action, and may decide disputes over same-sex marriage and civil rights law. >> woodruff: then we turn to the presidential campaign and the analysis of stuart rothenberg and susan page as the candidates fine tune their messages days before the first debate. >> brown: we zero in on one issue confronting the candidates. hari sreenivasan reports on the safety net program known as medicaid. >> anyone of us at an advanced age really is just one fall away from a broken hip that could end you up in a nursing home. >> woodruff: ray suarez talks with author hedrick smith. his new book explores the dismantling of the american dream for the middle class. >> brown: and we look at oppression and empowerment for women around the world, with journalists and filmmakers nicholas kristof and sheryl wudunn. >> once you give a woman education and a chance to work, she can astound you. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonig
brown and elizabeth warren, debated for the second time last night. the two were combative as they staked out opposite positions on issues ranging from job creation to bringing home troops from afghanistan. nbc's david gregory of "meet the press" was the moderator, and they also clashed over brown's claim of partisan independence. >> if he is re-elected, that increases the odds that the republicans will control the senate and that he can block president obama's agenda. >> if you're going to comment on my record, i would at least have you refer to it -- >> can we -- >> excuse me, excuse me. >> go ahead, senator. >> excuse me, i'm not a student in your classroom. please let me respond. thank you. >> recent polls before the debate showed elizabeth warren with a small lead over scott brown. >>> and last night on "the rachel maddow show," congressman barney frank weighed in on the debate. he explained scott brown's stance and what he believes are inconsistencies in his campaign. >> here's a man who claims he's supportive of a woman's right to choose, who says he believes in lega
noticias de univisión. les saludamos sus presentadores. >>>el gobernantede de california jerry brown firmo la ley que dará licencias de conducira los jóvenes >>>es ley en california que se otorgue liciencia a los beneficiados con la acción diferida >>>la medida ab 1281 la ley afirma que cualquier documento de la persona que solicite su licencia sea ottorgada >>>están contribuyendo mucho al estado y la economía >>>jerry brown veto el acta de la confianza >>>estamos viendo a personas que son detenidas port una infraccion menor de repente entran al sistema y son deportados >>>jerry brown señalo que la ley omitia delitos graves >>>como una bofetada en al cara fue calificada >>>con la medida ab 889 el autor del proyecyo que con este veto el mandatario hizo retroceder los derechos laborales >>>además ratifico la ley que a los jovene condenados de pro vida >>>un accidente ocurrió a las 3 de la tarde donde 3 personas resultaron lesionadas ya fue abierta al tráfico >>>la policía de san josé investiga la muerte de un hombre en una riña los sujetos estaba armados y uno recibió un disparo
of the most important of the warren court. brown versus the board of education. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> tonight we are taking a second look at earl warren one of the most popular governors in california history. he was elected to the state's top job three times in 1942, 1946 and 1950. he was so highly regarded that in 1946 he won the republican democratic and independent primaries and was unopposed in the general election. one of warren's major achievements at governor was to reform the prison system. bob mackenzie gives us a look at how two of the oldest california prisons changed at that time. >> reporter: by th
still look to california. what governor brown said about the traditional politics is all about taking the thing in making it fresh. to a certain extent, i tried to be a writer in college. i failed miserably. a professor said everything has been set but not everything has been said superbly. even if it had, everything must be said freshly again and again. you have to see a fresh lead to a certain extent. the real issue with -- in terms of asking the president, what are the things that matter most, a bass part of those profits would be invested in california. colorado would have a significant -- pretty much every state in the country would benefit. you look at the companies based in silicon valley. they have offices, you want to expand your business, think about those young people in colorado. everything -- stated say the same thing. that money would get spent over the country very rapidly. >> thank you. governor brown. >> it is a good idea to bring back that $1 trillion sitting out there. how to do that, it remains to be seen. but then that will require some other tax. that would be my
the brown act which gave california its open meetings laws, and in a little-noticed act, he signed the bill that ended legal racial segregation in california schools. i'll return to that in just a minute. he was, through all of that, a guy gantically dominant figure in california politics. he was elected three times, 1942, 1946 and 1950, each a race of some historic importance. he is, by the way, the only person elected three times to govern california. in 1942 he beat an incumbent democrat, olson, despite fdr's popularity nationally and within the state, despite the fact that the state and country were at war. in 1950, his last election, he did one better than beating an ally of fdr, he beat fdr's son, jimmy roosevelt, by more than a million votes. and in 1946's election he achieved the remarkable and by today's standards sort of unimaginable feat of winning not only the republican party nomination for governor, but the democratic nomination as well. [laughter] yeah. give that a moment's thought. [laughter] um, he is the only person ever nominated by both parties to govern california. it w
billionaire business owner of the cleveland browns. can he turn this sort of hard knocks nfl team into a winning franchise? that's the big question. we've got the rock and roll hall of fame ceo. do you know paul newman is from cleveland? the list goes on. here at the rock and roll hall of fame, huge tourist attraction. we have every single business. the political leader, the governor of this state joining us live this afternoon. not to mention the mayor of cleveland frank jackson and so much more, the biggest business people. we have the company lubrizol that warren buffett just bought. need we forget the cleveland indians, coming up at 3:00 p.m. eastern, we have the president of cleveland indians coming up. all that and more. but the new owner coming up next. we will see you then. -- new owner of the cleveland browns coming up next. we will see you then. want to try to crack it? yeah, that's the way to do it! now we need a little bit more... a little bit more vanilla? this is great! [ male announcer ] at humana, we believe there's never been a better time to share your passions..
, the candidates for the u.s. senate seat in massachusetts, scott brown and elizabeth warren, debated for the second time last night. the two were combative as they staked out opposite positions on issues ranging from creating jobs to bringing troops home from afghanistan. with nbc's david gregory of "meet the press" as moderator, they also clashed over brown's claim of partisan independence. >> if he's re-elected, that increases the odds that the republicans will control the senate and that he can block president obama's agenda. >> if you're going to comment on my record, i would at least have you refer to it -- >> can we just -- >> excuse me. excuse me. we're not -- >> go ahead, senator. >> excuse me. i'm not a student in your classroom. please let me respond, okay? thank you. >> well, recent polls before the debate showed elizabeth warren with a small lead over scott brown. >>> and now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. joyriding may land one philadelphia child in jail. police are preparing to charge the 10-year-old with auto theft. surveillance
jerry brown of california. i think. ok. in ibm research, one of the things we talk about is our laboratories. i have been all over the world, live in different countries. i am a relatively recent transplant to california. i would like to let the governor know that i am happy to be here. it is a good space. recently, governor brown has spent a lot of time, focus, and effort making california a better place. focus on eliminating waste, increasing efficiency, decreasing the budget deficit, and real focus that we appreciate in northern california on clean energy. for example, moving the state's goal to be 33% clean energy producing. it is my privilege to welcome governor brown to the panel. [applause] >> and to introduce our next panelist, i would like to welcome steve ballmer, senior bp -- vp. >> good morning and thank you. next up is governor hickel lipper -- hickenlooper. he is the serieaal a entreprener each of you have in your respective parts. he became very successful in the brew pub business. he never had a single election not even for stink -- a student council. governor? [
la suya >>>si vive en el sur de california se realizó una protesta contra jerry brown el alcalde y diversas organizaciones se reunieron en el parque mc arthur >>>se hicieron publicas supuestas agresiónes de alguaciles >>>sus rostros habland de los abusos de los policías de los Ángeles >>>hablamos de patadas de tomar la cabeza un reo y contra la pared >>>golpes que podrían ser letales y denuncias civiles y evidencia >>>ecnontrmao a personas con los ojos tan hinchados que no los pueden abrir >>>no reconocio a su hijo por los golpes >>>primeramente me vio y no me reonocio quien era >>>este es el reporte sobre derechos humanos >>>el golpe contra la cabeza debería tener que ser el ultimo >>>se revelaran loos resultados finales >>>se espera que solo algunos resultados >>>enterese porque cientos de personas decidieron desacerse de sus medicamentes a continuación después de una pausa aue hay de las condiciones del clima >>>seguimos bajo alerta de calor excesivo más adelante ---estudiantes de una preparatoria al sur de california, interpusieron una demanda despÉs de asegurar que fu
a una nueva ley firmada por el gobernador jerry brown, muchos jovenes indocumentad os podrn obtener licencias de conducir, take 3 boxes cesar por ello tenemos cobertura en equipo..... comenzamos con jaime peluffo quien nos hablara de los alcances de esta nueva ley.... blanca --adelante jaime... take pkg asi es, sin duda la ley de licencias es una de las ms ansiadas. hoy traemos reacciones, tanto de inmigrantes que se vern directamente beneficiados, como aquellos que continuan aÑorando una reforma migratoria. 01 - :04 :07 - :11 :14 - :17 :55 - :59 1:17 - 1:21 trt: 1:42 o.c. "es muy difícil." take pkg alan rodriguez e hilario rios tienen cosas en comn.. ambos son inmigrantes y a los dos le han quitado carros. s.o.t. hilario rios/le han quitado 3 carros 5:12;18 me han quitado tres carros, me ha costado como unos 3 mil dólares o más, solamente por no tener la licencia. s.o.t. alan rodríguez/soñador 10:24:16 me han quitado tres veces, la primera vez fue en la escuela, la segunda vez fue jutso el día de navidad, no les importó ni que fuera el día de la navidad. pero la firma de l
for the control of the u.s. house? governor brown vetoes few of the more than 1,800 bills on his desk, as he presses for support of proposition 30 on the november ballot. and gas jumped as much as 20 cents overnight, with the spike expected to continue. plus, anti-domestic violence leader estra sola on making all violence an issue of global concern, coming up next. >>> good evening, i'm belva davis and welcome to "this week in northern california." on our news panel tonight, dan walters, political column nis for "the sacramento bee." in studio, we have tom vacar, computer editor for ktvu news and josh richman, regional political reporter for the bay asia news group. and joe garofoli, political reporter for "the san francisco chronicle." joe, you were in denver for the first presidential debate. must have been hard covering it, since there were so many people tweeting that night. tell us what's happened since then. how are the candidates -- >> things have really evolved over the last 40 ho8 hours. it was widely perceived that the president did not have a good night. didn't really realize the
body was found months later in a remote area between pleasanton and governor jerry brown has to be to the bill that requires the agency's to a court order before disrupting self-service. the target park and remember lusher the transit agency sparked a free-speech debate when it cut service during a planned protest in san francisco. the governor says it reduced the attention of a true of mercy >>> cow train is ramping up service in the south bay. the writer should pass hit a record high. two new trees are being added. there are budget cuts are also been restored in the age train is adding two new trips to the san jose. to have secure stops >>> said the school began enforcing a ban on plastic bags. it applies to all retail stores and food establishments and the city. there also be 10¢ charge on any of the baxter given to customers. the judge denied a motion to put the ban on holes. that is a big reminder to bring your backs. signs for hope of the california economy. we talked to experts about the latest trends. >>> voters take a proposition 34. the campaign to make california
news" for friday, october 5, 2012. "cbs morning ne good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. mitt romney is changing his tune about those controversial remarks concerning 47% of americans. last may speaking at a florida fundraiser romney said 47% of americans paid no federal income taxes and considered themselves victims and will support president obama. romney originally stood by his remarks and described them as not elegantly stated but in an interview with fox news last night romney had a different explanation. >> clearly in a campaign with hundreds if not thousands of speeches and question and answer sessions, now and then you'll say something that doesn't come out right. in this case i said something that's completely wrong. >> both candidates campaign in battleground states today. romney working to capitalize on a strong debate, the president working to regroup. susan mcginnis covering it all in washington this morning. susan, good morning to you. >> reporter: back on the campaign trail mitt romney is trying to prolong the momentum that he got from that debate, preside
is trying to unseat senator scott brown. so, how has the media been covering this race? liz trotta with her commentary now. >> never a dull moment at harvard. two weeks ago, a divinity school professor announced she might have evidence that jesus christ had a wife. last week, a law professor who happens to be running for national office, was still defending her american indian ancestry. in fact, the liberal professor, elizabeth warren, has been talking about this since last spring, when the issue came up during her campaign to unseat senator scott brown, a republican. miss warren is a star in the democratic universe, a new and improved hillary clinton. perhaps even a presidential candidate, they say. she spent time as an adviser to president obam abut as the story goes, the republicans and even perhaps a few democrats ran her out of town. senator brown, if you haven't been paying attention, won his traditionally democratic seat in a special election after the death of senator ted kennedy, a tipoff to the white house that trouble lurk in the land of hope and change. so this is an extremely c
the high court is about to take up that will directly impact california. >> and governor jerry brown makes a decision on a bill drafted in response to b.a.r.t.'s decision last year to cut cell phone reception during a protest. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> crews in san jose are working to reopen a road that was closed down early this morning when a driver hit a pole knocking down several power lines. the accident happened around 1:30 a.m. near the interception of almendinger expressway. it appears the 18-year-old driver fell asleep at the wheel. she suffered nonlife threatening injuries. thousands of people lost power ove
buscar los votantes indecisos. jerry brown, firmÓ una ley que autoriza licencias de conducir a los dreamers, vetÓ otra que puede ayudar a agentes federales a detener indocumentados. y el primer disco compacto. hoy, hace exactamente 3 dÉcadas que el cd revolucionÓ el mundo de la mÚsica, comenzamos. >>> este es, su noticiero univisiÓn con jorge ramos y marÍa elena sa lips. >>> hola que tal, buenas noches. jorge y marÍa elena tienen el dÍa libre. >>> el caso de rÁpido y furioso puede ser llevado acasos internacionales. ni en estados unidos ni en mÉxico se le ha dado el alcance judicial del asunto. se desprende de las reacciones en mÉxico, y el especial de univisiÓn, titulado "armando al enemigo". para algunos en ese paÍs, estados unidos y mÉxico, son estados... >>> los asesinatos con armas de "rÁpido y furioso" pueden ir a la corte de derechos humanos, para exigir su esclarecimiento. ante el silencio de los gobiernos de mÉxico y estados unidos. por entrar armas en cubierta al estado mexicano. >>> si bien hay importantes esfuerzos, diplomÁticos sobre todo y en tÉrmino
manson and his followers lived. governor jerry brown will decide if davis will be released. >> "the washington post" reports on new secret service policies. excessive drinking has been prohibited so has sharing work related information on social media. five months ago more than a dozen secret service employees were accused of drunken partying. >> "usa today" says 10% of all workers work from home. census figures show an extra 4.2 million workers telecommuting at least one day a week. people who work only at home earn more than people who work outside the home. >> the "wall street journal" has a halloween horror story. starbucks stores have been running out of the pumpkin sauce for their popular pumpkin spies latte. customers get upset when their store runs out. starbucks blames the shortages on infrequent deliveries at some locations. a lot of pain in the world. it may be the beginning of fall but it looks like winter in the northern plains. parts of north dakota could get up to ten inches of snow from a storm that started on thursday. the wet heavy snow made travel difficult and kn
near his body at the scene. the family says it was planted. >>> governor brown vetoed a bill that would have banned government agencies like bart cutting off cell phone service without a court order. that's what bart did during a protest against a bart police shooting. the bill was a direct response to that decision. the governor says the measure could divert attention away from a true emergency. the governor did sign a new legislation that targets abuses by the used car dealers who sell older cars to people with bad credit. now they will have to provide warranties for 30 days and post a fair market value on the vehicles they are selling. governor brown vetoed a deal that limited the interest rate. governor jerry brown has 108 bills left to sign before tomorrow's deadline. >>> the power is back on for 11,000 customers in the east bay tonight. it was cutoff for hours after a squirrel crawled into a power substation and did some damage. pg&e says the outage started after 5:00 p.m. in the oakland hills and the berkeley hills. crews restored power before it went out again. the problem has n
as we get ready for the obama-romney round 1. burner. governor brown >>> an historic new law is putting illegal immigration back on the front burner. governor jerry brown signed a law allowing young people brought into this country as children to get driver's license. but our cbs 5 reporter tells us there is a catch. len? >> reporter: dana, backers of this bill have been saying for years that it would make california roads a lot safer because suddenly hundreds of thousands of people, some of whom may already be driving without licenses, would be able to drive legally and get insurance. getting a driver's license is part of the road map to success in california. >> you can't get around here without having a license. >> reporter: and that's the reason behind a bill that governor brown just signed into law. it will allow about 350,000 young illegal immigrants who came across the border as children to obtain a california driver's license for the first time. >> it clarifies a lot of fear in the community. >> reporter: something immigrants rights groups have been fighting for for years. >> it
together? new signs of chris brown and rihanna dating again, despite their violent history, and it has some people wondering what she's thinking. today's saturday, october 6th, 2012. >> from nbc news, this is "today" with lester holt and jenna wolf, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a saturday morning. >> it's good to have you back from afghanistan. safe and sound. >> good to be back. >> and you're back into the thick of politics here in this country as well. >> it feels like this presidential race has been going on for so long now, but one month from today, voters nationwide will head to the polls and that's it. >> they say it's been -- after a rough debate, a little good news for president obama. unemployment fell to its lowest level since he took office. >>> we're going to look at what's driving the higher prices. >> a story of a miraculous recovery. a 23-year-old woman's brush with death when her skull was separated from her spine in a car accident. she'll be here to tell us how doctors were able to help her survive. >> it's call
. scott brown is no better than even in massachusetts. other states where there were hoping to pick up north dakota, missouri, the candidates faltered. the numbers are not so good there. on the house side, democrats need 25, but they have a bunch of vulnerable incumbents. the number of seats where democrats are retiring could cause republicans to pick up as well. host: you were in missouri last week. what did you hear about the senate race? guest a once upon a time, claire mccaskill was the most democrats -- most vulnerable democrat, if not the most vulnerable incumbent. she had been very close with barack obama, and he was very unpopular in the state. and she had this controversy where there was an airplane owned by her family that was being written off for tax reasons. then came the republican primary and taught a can, he won in the primary somehow, though thought to be the weakest. then he had this unfortunate comment about how legitimate rate is not likely to cause pregnancy -- rape is not likely to cause pregnancy, becoming fodder for late-night comedians and giving heartburn to r
. >>> it's been a big week in celebrity news from rihanna and chris brown perhaps getting together to the dueling divas of "american idol." we have it all covered in our "weekend buzz." >> remember bridezilla? a bride perhaps very demanding, asks for a lot of things, can be a little bit difficult. well, they may have to come up with a new name for one woman whose demand list is so far over the top you have to hear this story to believe it, so we're going to tell you all about that. >>> and speaking of brides, are it's been 25 years since the princip "princess bride" hit the big screen. it would later become a cult classic. it wasn't much of a hit actually when it came out. i sat down with the cast and director, rob reiner, why the movie has withstood the test of time. what a great people to hang out with. >> and such a quotable movie, too. >>> first, another check of the weather with stephanie abrams. hey, stephanie. >>> hey there, jenna. i want to show you the front on our map. it's easy to see. you see the clouds and showers, that's bringing us all the chilly air across the entir
will reopen before 6:00 a.m. monday morning. governor jerry brown vetoes a bill to ban agencies to interrupt cellphone service without court order. it targeted bart you remember it sparked free-speech debate when a cut cellphone service to disrupt a planned protest, the governor said the bill code divert attention from a true emergency by requiring government agencies to get a court order within six hours of a shutdown >>> the vice-presidential candidates in the limelight this week and as president obama and mitt romney in seclusion preparing for their first debate wednesday. chip reid shows us what to expect from the two season debaters. >>> paul ryan is in the state of new hampshire today >>> vice-president joe biden campaigned in florida where he argued the obama administration inherited a trillion dollar deficit from the bush administration >>> that the two wars on a credit card without paying a penny >>> president obama and mitt romney tucker downed cramming for next week's debate showdown both sides work hard to lower expectations by praising their opponent. romney says the president h
brown vetoes a bill to ban agencies from disrupting cellphones service without court order, it targeted bart, which sparked a free-speech debate when it cut cellphones service in san francisco to disrupt the planned protest, the governor said it could divert attention from a true emergency by requiring court agencies to get eight court order prior to a shutdown >>> public pensions are a big problem many thought reform could not go far enough public pensions are half of that elizabeth cook on why the other financial nightmare not getting the attention. >>> gov. brown may focus is aimed at public pension reform but another fiscal problem looms in the distance for california cities paying for retiree health benefits >>> by the time they declare bankruptcy they closed the benefits that closed libraries and deferreds to reclining they've raised library fees all those things happen first >>> all this happens in a city near you san jose is wrapped up a billion dollar del oakland more than 500 million and san francisco tops the list with the largest unfunded health-care liability it those retir
brown has been moving around with a bus registering people to vote in areas where there's very low voter turnout and doing a lot of outreach to people that are ex-felons who are eligible to vote who may not know they're eligible to vote since they passed parole, i think it's important work that's going on in san francisco and i want to commend mike brown for his work in the community. colleagues, you might remember last year, i had a hearing about the america's cup, their workforce development and local business plan, local business inclusion plan, making sure we hit our stride around local businesses taking part in america's cup and benefits from america cup events, as well as hiring local residents in some of the temporary jobs that are created in the america's cup, some of the stages and signs that are going up, i heard from members of the my community and the sign and display union local 510 that perhaps america's cup is not living up to its obligations, i want to have a hearing to look at the status of how we're meeting our obligations in hiring local rez dens and making sure we're
. yesterday, governor brown signed a new law making vaccine waivers tougher to get. but a last-minute change is giving parents a new out. >> reporter: at tri-valley pediatrics, this 10-month-old is getting a flu shot. his mother talked to the doctor before making her decision. >> we definitely rely on our pediatrician as an expert. we put our son's health in his hands. >> reporter: a new california law aims to have more parents talking to their pediatrician before they are allowed to reject mandatory vaccines. >> overall, i think it's a step in the right direction. >> reporter: under current state law, before attending school or daycare, kids are required for certain vaccinations, and kids can opt out filing a personal belief exemption. this law doesn't change that but makes the process tougher. parents will have to get a signature from a licensed health care practitioner first. >> we want the real facts rather than things they hear from the internet or friends and family. >> reporter: the director of the department of pediatrics at valley medical center is pleased with the new law but also
jarvis. bobbi brown started her makeup business with $5,000. seven years later she sold it for about $75 million with an m. she talks with us about beauty power and the meaning of success coming up next on "cbs this morning." >>> bobbi brown is one of america's most successful entrepreneurs. she started with one idea women want more natural makeup. >> bobbi brown is part of este lauder. >> who does bobbi brown's makeup? >> i do. kim does. we help each other. >> i do know this. when you come in today, i said will you be intimidated doing bobbi brown. she said no. nothing intimidates her. she said no because i think even if she critiqued me it would to be done in a nice helpful way. >> as women we fix after somebody else does us. >> you believe any woman can feel confident and any woman can look beautiful. >> it's true. >> wonder if most women feel that way? >> most women don't. i learn most women feel insecure about themselves. media messages. their mother's messages. their husband. it's so important to feel good about who you are and usual best self. all women are beaut
're not really caring about people. >> reporter: kevin brown grew up in holly grove, another neighborhood devastated by hurricane katrina. his father was the pastor of a church in the neighborhood. >> in our community, there was a high incidence of heart disease, diabetes and food-related illnesses. and so we envisioned using space that had been ruined by katrina in a new way, repurposing this old nursery to become a farm and market so that we can feed the people of the community and take care of some of those food-related illnesses. >> reporter: brown's project receives funds from trinity christian church and tulane university. >> we have a discount for community residents. one of the benefits of eating locally is you don't have to ship in it from california, so we can keep the cost down a little bit. the other thing is if somebody volunteers here. we have a lot of community volunteers. we give them the vegetables. >> reporter: these days, small neighborhood gardens are also popping up all over the city on previously abandoned lots and even in some residents' backyards. this past summer,
. >> with the wars in afghanistan and iraq, the army replaced the familiar green and brown fatigues with a lighter tan and brown pattern better suited to desert environments. but as the army soon learned, not all deserts are the same. >> the uniform was much more effective in iraq than it was in afghanistan. >> forcing the army to spend millions of dollars to come up with a pattern better suited for afghanistan. the soldier on the left in the new pattern blends in better than the soldier on the right with the old one. >> the mistake that the army learned from. >> part of that solution may mean that soldiers in the future may need more closet space. >> one thing they are looking at is multiple uniforms, multiple camouflage, instead of having a single, one size, fits all. >> 9news. >> not since nancy kerrigan took a sledge hammer to the knee have we had a bizarre story like this. u.s. speed skater has now come forward to admit that he sabotaged the skates of a competitor from canada and he did it on the orders from his u.s. coach. the tampering took place last year during the world championsh
of that process. it is one we cherish no matter what body we're on. i know former mayor willie brown is here. i want to thank him for constantly being a support to all of our commissions and for being here today. i want to recognize each and everyone of you today by asking you to stand and be recognized as i call your commission and name out. for the board of appeals, we have an lazarus. joshua, thank you for being here. for the construction and workforce advisory committee, a body i helped to establish as city administrator, this body is going to be important for us because in our economic recovery we need to work better with our construction companies to make sure everybody has a chance to work in our city. bob alvarado, thank you for being here and part of it. ed riskin, thank you for stepping up again. florence, thank you. harland kelly, our general manager to be. thank you. kent, thank you for stepping up. yes, i will tell you what you are paid for after. [laughter] james, thank you for being here. coming out of retirement, thank you for stepping up. thank you for all of your great work. j
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